Important Information for Rail Travellers from September 2016
Information for passengers
Passengers are urged to check with National Rail or their train operator before they travel to see how their specific journeys may be affected. However, similar to the works carried out in Feb-April 2016, weekend services will not operate on the Great Eastern Main Line between Witham/ Billericay and London Liverpool Street for eight weekends from Saturday 17 September to Sunday 6 November affecting both Abellio Greater Anglia (AGA) services and TfL Rail services with the following exceptions:
On Saturday, 17 September* and 8 October* Abellio Greater Anglia and TfL Rail will operate services until midday.
On Saturday, 1 October* Abellio Greater Anglia will operate rail services until midday and TfL Rail will operate a limited rail service between Liverpool Street and ChadwellHeath all day.
On Saturday, 15 and 22 October, and Saturday, 5 November TfL Rail will operate services between Liverpool Street and Chadwell Heath all day.
Rail replacement bus services will be operating between Witham/Billericay and Newbury Park for access to the Central Line during these weekend works. TfL Rail will operate rail replacement bus services to all stations between Shenfield and Stratford affected by the project.*Services between Upminster and Romford will be operating a limited service until 12noon on these dates.
The plans for works affecting services between Norwich and Cambridge on 9th, 15th, 16th and 23rd October are still being finalised with the train operator and are subject to change. Passengers travelling from Norwich into London are urged to continue to check before they travel.
In December 2016, the Great Eastern Main line will be closed from Witham and Billericay into London Liverpool Street from 24 December to 2 January inclusive, affecting both Abellio Greater Anglia and TfL Rail services except:
On Christmas Eve, TfL Rail services will be able to operate a limited service between Liverpool Street and Chadwell Heath.
Between 28 December and 2 January 2017 (inclusive), TfL Rail will be able to operate a limited service between Liverpool Street and Chadwell Heath.
Rail replacement bus services will operate from Witham/Ingatestone and Billericay to Newbury Park. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Shenfield and Chadwell Heath for TfL Rail passengers.